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Mayor: New Orleans can't pump its way out of storm

The mayor of New Orleans says the city's water pumps are "working at optimal capacity" as Tropical Storm Barry moves toward the state's Gulf coast. (July 11) &...

Mayor: New Orleans can't pump its way out of storm

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Storm Barry threatens to overwhelm New Orleans' century-old pump system The rain started pounding New Orleans about the time Jeff Carerras put on his morning pot of coffee. Before it was done brewing, floodwaters were lapping at the door of his bar, Tracey's....
19:48, 07/12/2019

New Orleans Mayor: city 'spared' by storm The mayor of New Orleans says the city is "beyond lucky" after tropical storm Barry failed to cause significant flooding or damage in the city over the weekend. (July 14)     ...
21:48, 07/15/2019

Tropical Storm Barry prompts storm surge, flood warnings: Why is New Orleans at an increased risk? As Tropical Storm Barry continues to barrel toward the Louisiana coast, flooding and rainfall are increasingly becoming a concern — especially for the city of New Orleans, which is more vulnerable to ...
00:36, 07/13/2019

Storm Barry is heading towards New Orleans – how big is the risk? Almost 14 years after Hurricane Katrina, New Orleans faces possible disaster again, with huge rainfall and Tropical Storm Barry posing twin threats to the city...
17:36, 07/12/2019

Storm Barry: New Orleans residents brace for possible hurricane Many are remaining in the city as storm Barry, predicted to land as a category one, approachesAs the Louisiana gulf coast braces for a possible hurricane landfall this weekend, New Orleans residents a...
10:00, 07/12/2019

| Brace for Barry: New Orleans girds for 'extreme' storm Tropical Storm Barry gathered strength as it chugged toward water-logged New Orleans, which girded for heavy rains, storm surge and flooding that pose a threat reminiscent of 2005's deadly Hurricane K...
15:36, 07/12/2019

Factbox: Barry could be latest storm to batter New Orleans Tropical Storm Barry was headed toward New Orleans on Thursday, and forecast to gain strength and become this year's first Atlantic hurricane, the latest in a long line of storms to strike the city....
00:00, 07/12/2019

'Life-threatening' Tropical Storm Barry heads towards New Orleans New Orleans officials warned city residents to stock up on supplies and prepare to shelter in their homes on Friday as "life-threatening" Tropical Storm Barry was poised to come ashore as possibly the...
21:36, 07/12/2019

Tropical Storm Barry gains strength as it heads towards New Orleans New Orleans residents stocked up on supplies and prepared their homes on Friday as a strengthening Tropical Storm Barry threatened severe rain and flooding when it comes ashore as possibly the first A...
17:36, 07/12/2019

New Orleans' levees face a hard test as storm bears down As Tropical Storm Barry threatened New Orleans, the height of the city's river levees was the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' greatest concern....
16:12, 07/12/2019

New Orleans prepares for Tropical Storm Barry as it approaches shore Storm, which is approaching hurricane speeds, could cause dangerous flooding with the swollen Mississippi RiverTropical Storm Barry, currently circulating in the Gulf of Mexico south of New Orleans, i...
17:36, 07/12/2019

New Orleans Faces Catastrophic Flooding Ahead of Possible Tropical Storm Would-be Tropical Storm Barry is still a day or more away from forming, let alone making landfall. But the developing system’s impacts are already being felt on Wednesday morning in New Orleans.Read m...
20:48, 07/10/2019

Trump Declares State Of Emergency As New Orleans Braces For Storm US President Donald Trump has declared a state of emergency as Tropical Storm Barry bears down on New Orleans, as the southern city braces for extreme winds over the weekend....
12:48, 07/12/2019

Tropical Storm Expected to Form in Gulf as Rain Pounds New Orleans With the Mississippi already running high, the threat of a storm surge and more heavy rain has New Orleans bracing for flooding when the storm reaches land, expected over the weekend....
22:24, 07/10/2019

Storm may push Mississippi River to tops of levees that protect New Orleans New Orleans is protected to river level of 20ft but was forecast to rise above flood stage to 19ft by FridayA tropical weather system was expected on Wednesday to develop into a storm that could push ...
17:12, 07/10/2019

Storm Barry's threat to New Orleans heightened by climate change: scientists Tropical Storm Barry, which is expected to flood New Orleans and threaten lives along the Mississippi River, is being fueled by warmth in the Gulf of Mexico that was likely exacerbated by climate cha...
21:36, 07/12/2019

Tropical Storm Barry nears New Orleans, raising flood threat Nervous New Orleans residents prepared to flee as Tropical Storm Barry closed in on Thursday, with forecasts of "extreme rain" and more flooding ahead of the storm's predicted landfall early on Saturd...
03:24, 07/12/2019

Rain, flooding follow Storm Barry as it spins north from New Orleans Tropical Storm Barry trudged through northwestern Louisiana on Sunday, dropping up to 15 inches of rain in some places to create life-threatening flood conditions along the Mississippi River....
22:48, 07/14/2019

Heavy rains flood New Orleans streets in taste of storm ahead New Orleans was hit with widespread flooding on Wednesday from heavy rain spawned from a weather system that forecasters warned could grow into a hurricane capable of causing severe inundation of the ...
04:00, 07/11/2019

Storm Barry bears down on New Orleans with 'extreme rain,' flooding risk Some residents and visitors prepared to flee New Orleans on Thursday as Tropical Storm Barry closed in and officials warned of "extreme rain" and flooding if the storm makes landfall by early Saturday...
21:48, 07/11/2019

New Orleans hunkers down as Tropical Storm Barry approaches Louisiana coast Coastal Louisiana felt the first blow from Tropical Storm Barry's winds early on Friday as the slow-moving tempest was forecast to become the first Atlantic hurricane of 2019 threatening to bring rain...
17:24, 07/12/2019

Barry churns off Louisiana, New Orleans storm surge lower than feared Hurricane Barry was churning off Louisiana on Saturday, poised to make landfall as the first Atlantic hurricane of 2019 in a westward shift that appeared to spare low-lying New Orleans from the massiv...
18:48, 07/13/2019

New Orleans braces for flooding, Trump declares emergency ahead of Storm Barry New Orleans braced for severe flooding with residents told to hunker down as a growing tropical storm in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico headed for landfall late on Friday or early on Saturday as the first At...
13:36, 07/12/2019

Tropical Storm Barry lands first blow on coastal Louisiana, New Orleans hunkers down Coastal Louisiana felt the first blow from Tropical Storm Barry's winds early on Friday as the slow-moving tempest was forecast to become the first Atlantic hurricane of 2019 threatening to bring rain...
15:48, 07/12/2019

New Orleans, Gulf Coast face flooding threat from likely Tropical Storm Barry A brewing tropical weather system in the Gulf of Mexico is bringing widespread flash flooding across New Orleans on Wednesday, as forecasters warn the storm could strengthen to a hurricane by the week...
19:00, 07/10/2019

Storm Barry moves inland from New Orleans, leaves rain and flooding in its wake Tropical Storm Barry trudged through northwestern Louisiana on Sunday, threatening tornadoes and dropping up to 15 inches of rain in some places to create life-threatening flood conditions along the M...
20:36, 07/14/2019

New Orleans Faces a Major Flood Threat as Tropical Storm Barry Approaches [Updating] Tropical Storm Barry just officially formed this morning, but water is already bearing down on New Orleans. The situation looks bad, to say the least, and we at Earther will be following it closely as...
18:00, 07/11/2019

Hurricane Barry prompts storm surge, flood warnings: Why is New Orleans at an increased risk? As Hurricane Barry reaches the Louisiana coast, flooding and rainfall are increasingly becoming a concern — especially for the city of New Orleans, which is more vulnerable during severe weather event...
19:24, 07/13/2019

A potential tropical storm in the Gulf of Mexico is moving toward Louisiana. It could put New Orleans' river levees to the test. Matthew Hinton/AP New Orleans was hit with flash floods today as a band of rainy weather in the Gulf of Mexico inches closer to the Louisiana coast. The water is likely to keep rising: The weather p...
12:36, 07/11/2019

Tropical Storm Barry could breach New Orleans' river levees. Here’s how the levee system works and how much it can withstand. Tropical Storm Barry is strengthening in the Gulf of Mexico as it heads toward the Louisiana coast. It's forecasted to make landfall as a Category 1 hurricane early tomorrow morning. A hurricane warni...
09:12, 07/13/2019

Tropical Storm Barry could dump 20 inches of rain on New Orleans, nearing levees' limits Tropical Storm Barry is on track to hit Louisiana Saturday as a likely hurricane, but the danger is not from high wind but heavy rain and flooding.        ...
15:48, 07/12/2019

Tropical Storm Barry: Hurricane strength likely when storm hits land; Mississippi River surge downgraded Tropical Storm Barry is expected to reach hurricane strength before it makes landfall early Saturday morning, according to the National Weather Service....
09:24, 07/13/2019

Tropical Storm Barry: Thousands without power, rescues underway as storm strengthens to 'edge of hurricane status' before landfall Tropical Storm Barry will bring a deluge of rain - up to 20 inches of water - to Louisiana when it makes landfall early Saturday morning and forecasters warn that it could strengthen to a hurricane in...
15:24, 07/13/2019

How to Protect Yourself From Gas Pump Skimmers Hello summer road-trippers! Here’s some bad news. It appears that gas-pump skimming has increased, according to a new report from CompareCards. Twenty-three percent of American drivers think they’ve b...
17:48, 06/21/2019

Trump's Mexico Tariffs Could Hit Americans at Pump President Trump’s proposed tariffs on Mexico could wreak havoc on the U.S. refining industry, potentially raising prices at the gas pump for American consumers just as the summer driving season begins...
00:48, 06/01/2019

A Fracking Experiment Fails to Pump as Predicted Encana’s supersize fracking operation was widely expected to represent a new era in the U.S. drilling boom for oil and natural gas. But the wells’ results have fallen significantly, raising questions ...
15:36, 07/04/2019

New York Mayor Bill de Blasio weighs in on Donald Trump's row with Sadiq Khan after the US president called the two Mayor 'twins' New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio today said he was a big fan of his London counterpart Sadiq Khan after President Trump compared the two politicians in a stinging jibe....
18:24, 06/03/2019

How long can you listen to this bike pump play “My Heart Will Go On”? Celine Dion warbling “My Heart Will Go On” was far and away the most annoying song of 1998 (after Titanic came out at the end of 1997), nearly incessantly played and yes, going on seemingly forever. I...
23:48, 06/25/2019

Top cryptocurrencies outperform Bitcoin in latest price pump (except XRP) Bitcoin‘s price has broken $8,700 to reach its highest value in over a year – but that’s nothing compared to the price growth enjoyed by popular alternative cryptocurrencies like Litecoin (LTC), Binan...
13:48, 05/27/2019

Why Europe Wants to Pump Up Companies to Make ‘National Champions’ “National champions” are back in fashion, particularly in Europe. The term is code for government support for home-grown corporate powerhouses as a way to give them an edge over outside competitors an...
19:12, 06/07/2019

Teacher says she was fired over breaks to pump breast milk PORTLAND, Maine — A former Falmouth elementary school teacher contends the school district declined to renew her contract because she took three breaks a day to pump breast milk for her baby. Thirty-t...
07:36, 05/18/2019

Cover Your Breast Pump Bottle With a Baby Sock Pumping breast milk can be disheartening, particularly if you don’t produce much of it. I’ve sat there attached to my Williams-Sonoma tit juicer (trademark Tina Fey), watching, waiting, wishing and ho...
00:00, 06/07/2019

For U.S. Commandos in the Philippines, a Water Pump Is a New Weapon Against ISIS A water pump is linked to the defeat of the Islamic State’s self-proclaimed caliphate in Iraq and Syria and the Pentagon’s race to stop the group’s resurgence in other parts of the globe....
18:36, 04/28/2019

A-list celebs help pump $300M in funding into Impossible Foods Silicon Valley’s hottest new veggie burger startup, Impossible Foods, is beefing up its coffers with an additional $300 million in funding, including from A-list celebs like Katy Perry. Perry, Serena ...
05:00, 05/14/2019

Breastfeeding moms are raving about this simple hack to pump more milk Trying to increase your milk supply and fill those bottles more? Stop looking! It's science. And all you need is a baby sock.        ...
21:24, 06/06/2019

Texas Is Latest State to Pump the Brakes on Red-Light Cameras Gov. Greg Abbott signed a law this month that bans the cameras. It takes effect in September, but police departments have already started dismantling the devices....
20:24, 06/08/2019

Less Life: NBA Tells Drake to Pump the Brakes With the Sideline Antics While Drake might have free reign over the Billboard charts or your summertime Spotify playlist, it would appear his sovereignty has its limitations, as evidenced by the NBA calling Pusha T’s favorite...
23:48, 05/30/2019

Express yourself! How the breast-pump revolution could ease maternal stress As hi-tech pumps enter the market, it’s hoped the hassle and difficulty of feeding a small baby will soon be consigned to the pastMost women who have ever had to express breast milk will recognise the...
17:36, 06/13/2019

Local patient saved with world’s smallest heart pump Doctors at Northwest Medical Center used the world’s smallest heart pump to save a patient. It was the first time the device has been used in the state of Arizona. Earlier this year, Raymond Carr was ...
10:00, 06/18/2019

Bugs in a popular hospital pump may let attackers alter drug dosages Healthcare security firm CyberMDX has discovered two bugs affecting a popular infusion pump, allowing hijackers to remotely access and control it. Homeland Security has disclosed the vulnerabilities i...
19:48, 06/14/2019

Budget 2019: Centre To Pump In Rs 70,000 Crore In State-Owned Banks To strengthen financial health of public sector banks (PSBs), Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman Friday said the government will pump in Rs 70,000 crore to boost their lending capacity....
21:00, 07/05/2019

Official E5 petrol and B7 diesel fuel pump labels introduced on UK forecourts News 6 Jun, 2019 DfT starts rollout of E5 and B7 labels indicating ethanol and biofuel content of petrol and diesel. Signs will be mandatory by 1 September...
11:36, 06/06/2019

Satellite image shows Saudi pump station after drone attack DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — A satellite image obtained by The Associated Press shows one of the two pumping stations attacked by drones in Saudi Arabia apparently intact. The image from San Fra...
09:48, 05/15/2019

Fortnite v9.30 Content Update Adds Revolver, Brings Back Pump Shotgun Epic Games has released a new content update for Fortnite, which brings a number of goodies and gameplay improvements for Battle Royale, Creative, and Save The World modes....
18:00, 06/27/2019

Free scooter rides and EU power ballads, big firms pump up voters for EU polls From Volkswagen to Spotify to Iberdrola, Europe's biggest firms are urging people to vote in key European Parliament elections this weekend amid concerns that an anti-EU outcome could disrupt their bu...
20:36, 05/20/2019

Sunny Deol's "Gadar" Hand Pump Moment In Gurdaspur Road Show BJP's new star recruit, Sunny Deol, was given a hand-pump by supporters at his roadshow in Punjab's Gurdaspur, from where he will be contesting the Lok Sabha elections....
04:00, 05/03/2019

Teacher sues, saying she was fired for taking breaks to pump breast milk for her child A Portland, Maine, elementary teacher says her contract was not renewed and she faced "extreme animosity and hostility” from some colleagues.        ...
01:36, 05/21/2019

Maduro orders Venezuelan bank to sell Petro cryptocurrency in latest pump attempt Venezuela’s President Nicolas Maduro has ordered that every branch of the Banco de Venezuela should allow citizens to buy and trade El Petro, the state-issued cryptocurrency he’s so intent on pursuing...
14:00, 07/05/2019

Pump malfunction overloads pool with chlorine, sends dozens to hospital with bloody noses, vomiting About 50 people were treated at a hospital for bloody noses and vomiting after a pump malfunctioned and overloaded a community pool in Utah with chlorine....
21:36, 06/05/2019

Cannes Review: Pedro Almodóvar’s Vibrant Pain and Glory Makes the Heart Pump Harder Pedro Almodóvar’s world is and always has been a world of color. He’ll ask his actors to perform the most delicately complex scenes in front of wildly patterned wallpaper. The furni...
21:00, 05/20/2019

10 iconic New Orleans dishes (and where to eat them) Many cities across the country offer diverse food scenes, but New Orleans is quite possibly the only one offering a cuisine uniquely its own.       ...
20:24, 07/10/2019

The Glow Up Goes to NOLA, Day 2: How to Eat Your Way Through New Orleans If, by chance, you find yourself in New Orleans during the July 4th weekend, there are certain things you simply must do: check out the Essence Festival, catch the fireworks display over the Mississip...
21:48, 07/05/2019

R.I.P. New Orleans music legend Dr. John Malcolm John Rebennack, known to funk and blues fans the world over by his voodoo-inflected stagename, Dr. John, has died. Perhaps the 20th century’s most successful exporter of New Orleans style and ...
05:00, 06/07/2019

New Orleans Pelicans win NBA Draft Lottery The New Orleans Pelicans won the NBA draft lottery Tuesday night, and with it, the likely right to select Duke superstar Zion Williamson in next month's NBA Draft....
03:24, 05/15/2019

New Orleans Saints' Ted Ginn says he will race anyone for $10,000 Since his days at Ohio State, wide receiver Ted Ginn has made a living burning defenders on the field left and right and now he’s telling challengers to put their money with their mouths are....
01:12, 05/18/2019

Diana Ross says TSA was 'over the top' at New Orleans airport Diana Ross said on Twitter that she felt violated by the Transportation Security Administration at Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport....
19:00, 05/06/2019

Dr. John, legendary New Orleans pianist dead at 77 The hoodoo showman was revered as one of the city's great pianists. His long and raucous career included drug addiction, a stint in prison, six Grammys, and an induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of...
21:48, 06/07/2019

New Orleans Pelicans win No 1 overall pick in NBA draft lottery Pelicans buck odds to win No 1 overall pick in June’s NBA draftGrizzlies, Knicks and Lakers to pick second, third and fourthNew Orleans have bucked the odds and won the NBA draft lottery, and now will...
03:36, 05/15/2019

Dr. John, Who Embodied the Music of New Orleans, Dies at 77 Born Malcolm Rebennack Jr., he was part of a pantheon of New Orleans keyboard wizards that also included Professor Longhair, James Booker and Fats Domino....
01:24, 06/07/2019

New African lion exhibit opens in New Orleans NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A new lion exhibit is opening at the Audubon Zoo in New Orleans. During a recent tour, the African lions were seen lounging in the shade of an enormous rock surrounded by open grass...
21:36, 05/17/2019

New Orleans music icon Dr. John dead at 77 Dr. John, the New Orleans musician who blended black and white musical styles with a hoodoo-infused stage persona and gravelly bayou drawl, died Thursday, his family said. He was 77....
10:24, 06/07/2019

New Orleans musician Dr. John dead at 77, family says Dr. John, the celebrated Louisiana singer and piano player who mixed black and white musical influence, has died, his family said Thursday. He was 77. ...
01:24, 06/07/2019

New Orleans Pelicans win NBA draft lottery, get No. 1 overall pick With a 6% chance, the Pelicans won the lottery to claim the NBA draft's top pick, which will presumably be used to select Duke's Zion Williamson.        ...
04:36, 05/15/2019

Shakeup shows resiliency of newspapers in New Orleans NEW ORLEANS (AP) — It’s a media shake-up that will leave New Orleans with one major newspaper, instead of two, for the first time in nearly seven years. Yet, this week’s announcement that ...
04:24, 05/04/2019

Dr. John, funky New Orleans musician, dies at 77 NEW ORLEANS — Dr. John, the New Orleans musician who blended black and white musical styles with a hoodoo-infused stage persona and gravelly bayou drawl, died Thursday, his family said. He was 77. In ...
01:36, 06/07/2019

Experience Mardi Gras World in New Orleans Take in the glamour of Mardi Gras parades, floats and festivities all throughout the year with a visit to Mardi Gras World in New Orleans.       ...
16:48, 06/30/2019

Abortion rights supporters protest in New Orleans Abortion rights supporters protest in New Orleans as lawmakers move to make abortions illegal in Louisiana. (May 23)        ...
02:12, 05/23/2019

After a Scandal, the New Orleans Jazz Market Rises Again One of the city’s newest musical landmarks and its Grammy-winning jazz orchestra are pushing forward as two members of its original leadership team await trial for embezzlement....
01:48, 05/29/2019

Life without parole for New Orleans rapper in double murder NEW ORLEANS (AP) — New Orleans rapper Widner ‘Flow’ Degruy has been sentenced to two life terms without parole for the 2015 Memorial Day slaying of two brothers. News outlets report the 27...
15:12, 05/15/2019

The Swarm: Billions of skeeter lookalikes plague New Orleans NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Billions of mosquito lookalikes are showing up in the New Orleans area, blanketing car windshields, littering the ground with bodies and even scaring some folks. They’re aquat...
18:24, 06/19/2019

New Orleans: evacuations ordered as city braces for possible hurricane Forecasters say the biggest danger is not destructive winds but heavy rain as it was upgraded to tropical storm Barry on ThursdayMandatory evacuations were ordered south-east of New Orleans, Louisiana...
20:00, 07/11/2019

New Orleans battered by flooding rains ahead of possible hurricane New Orleans was battered by flooding rains on Wednesday that was connected to a weather system that could grow into the year’s first hurricane. More than 8 inches of rain fell on the city, which...
07:36, 07/11/2019

Grammy-winning New Orleans musician Dr John dead at 77 Dr. John, a six-time Grammy winner who in his incarnation as the "Night Tripper" brought the New Orleans voodoo vibe to America's music scene and became one of the most venerated pianists in the ...
15:24, 06/07/2019

Fire in New Orleans French Quarter restaurant; 2 injured NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Two people have been injured after a fire broke out in a restaurant in New Orleans’ tourist-heavy French Quarter. New Orleans Fire Department spokesman Louis Carrier says it h...
02:24, 05/12/2019

Grammy-winning New Orleans musician Dr. John dead at 77 Grammy-winning musician Dr. John, who brought the New Orleans voodoo vibe to the American music scene and became one of the city's most venerated pianists, died on Thursday at age 77, his family said ...
01:00, 06/07/2019

New Orleans amusement park, reminder of Hurricane Katrina, may soon come down The amusement park on the city’s eastern edge is perhaps the most high-profile, lingering and ghostly reminder of Hurricane Katrina’s devastation.       ...
00:24, 07/09/2019

New Orleans Saints react to Kentucky Derby controversy The New Orleans Saints were apparently watching the Kentucky Derby result closely as the unofficial winner of the race was disqualified after stewards determined the horse impeded the progress of two ...
17:48, 05/06/2019

New Orleans charter school dean among 5 killed in shootings Five people were shot and killed in New Orleans over Memorial Day weekend, including a charter school dean known as a “tough but fair” leader, colleagues said. Reginald Field, 50, the head...
22:12, 05/28/2019

NBA draft: New Orleans Pelicans take Zion Williamson with No. 1 pick Zion Williamson won several national accolades as a freshman at Duke and his game - which includes size, skill, strength, speed and acumen - is rare.       ...
03:12, 06/21/2019

Overlooked No More: Rev. Bill Larson, Who Became a Symbol of Gay Loss in New Orleans Larson died in the city’s deadliest fire ever, at a gay bar called the Up Stairs Lounge, but his death — and those of the 31 other victims — was treated with indifference....
08:00, 06/27/2019

New Orleans Saints DT David Onyemata suspended one game New Orleans Saints defensive tackle David Onyemata was suspended one game for violating the NFL's substance abuse policy, the league announced Friday....
04:24, 06/29/2019

2019 New Orleans Jazz Festival in photos: Scenes from the Big Easy This year, the historic New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival celebrates its 50th year of music and revelry.        ...
19:00, 04/28/2019

The Last Edition: How a Newspaper War in New Orleans Ended: With a Baked Alaska and Layoffs The Advocate went into New Orleans six years ago to challenge the city’s 182-year-old paper, The Times-Picayune. Now The Advocate is the last one standing....
02:00, 05/13/2019

Gene’s Po-Boys, iconic New Orleans eatery, closing in July NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A New Orleans po-boy shop featured in “The Simpsons” and a video by Drake is serving up its last sandwiches this summer. The Advocate reports late-night eatery Gene̵...
14:36, 06/24/2019

Rahm and Palmer share lead with Stallings, Mullinax in New Orleans Jon Rahm and team mate Ryan Palmer had an eventful finish to the third round at the Zurich Classic of New Orleans on Saturday, both finding water off the 17th tee, but still ended the day tied for the...
18:48, 04/28/2019

New Orleans, already grappling with extreme weather, may face hurricane by week's end A storm swamped New Orleans streets and paralyzed traffic Wednesday as concerns grew that even worse weather was on the way: a possible hurricane that could strike the Gulf Coast and raise the Mississ...
07:00, 07/11/2019

NBA draft winners and losers: Bol Bol, New Orleans Pelicans headline list The NBA draft has come and gone, but before we look too far ahead, let's take a step back and examine the winners — and losers — from draft night.       ...
18:36, 06/21/2019

Creole cuisine queen Leah Chase gets New Orleans sendoff For celebrated Creole chef Leah Chase, the goodbye had all the ingredients of a typical New Orleans sendoff: warm reminiscences and mourning mixed with a Mardi Gras-style celebration of her life....
01:12, 06/11/2019

Police shoot wrong-way driver on New Orleans’ Bourbon Street NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Louisiana State Police say a trooper shot and wounded a man driving the wrong way on New Orleans’ tourist-filled Bourbon Street. A statement released late Thursday said troope...
06:36, 05/31/2019

‘Dr. John,’ funky New Orleans ‘night-tripper’ musician, dies NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The family of the Louisiana-born musician known as Dr. John says the celebrated singer and piano player who blended black and white musical influence with a hoodoo-infused stage per...
01:00, 06/07/2019

New Orleans is already flooded — and the worst may be yet to come: Forecasters are predicting a hurricane New Orleans was already hit by a storm that left its streets swamped. Now, meteorologists say a hurricane could be on its way        ...
05:12, 07/11/2019

NBA Draft 2019: New Orleans Pelicans pick Zion Williamson first overall The New Orleans Pelicans drafted Zion Williamson with the first pick of the 2019 NBA Draft Thursday, anointing him as the new face of the franchise to replace the departing Anthony Davis....
03:24, 06/21/2019

New Orleans residents huddle at home, and in bars, ahead of hurricane Tropical Storm Barry, poised to make landfall as the first Atlantic hurricane of 2019, churned ever closer to Louisiana's shore early on Saturday as most New Orleans residents huddled at home, or in b...
06:48, 07/13/2019

Flooding swamps New Orleans before potential hurricane makes landfall New Orleans streets into small rivers as a possible hurricane could make landfall in the area on Saturday.        ...
01:12, 07/11/2019

Dr John, legendary genre-bending New Orleans musician, dies at 77 Family thanks ‘all who have shared his unique musical journey’ after Rock & Roll Hall of Famer suffers heart attackDr John, the New Orleans musician who blended black and white musical styles with a h...
01:48, 06/07/2019

Legendary New Orleans musician Dr. John, born Mac Rebennack, dies at 77 Mac Rebennack, aka Dr. John the Night Tripper, brought the bayou to the bandstand and the funk to the masses. He died at age 77 of a heart attack.        ...
02:24, 06/07/2019

New Orleans Jazz Fest 2019 in photos: Scenes from the Big Easy This year, the historic New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival celebrates its 50th year of music and revelry. Click through for all the best photos.        ...
03:12, 04/29/2019

New Orleans Pelicans win 2019 NBA Draft lottery, first chance at Zion Williamson The New Orleans Pelicans defied the odds and won the 2019 NBA Draft Lottery, and now have the first chance at selecting Duke Blue Devils star Zion Williamson....
05:36, 05/15/2019

Beads, masks and feathers, oh my! Experience Mardi Gras World in New Orleans Take in the glamour of Mardi Gras parades, floats and festivities all throughout the year with a visit to Mardi Gras World in New Orleans.       ...
00:12, 06/29/2019

Mardi Gras World: Experience Fat Tuesday whenever you feel like visiting New Orleans Can't make it to New Orleans for Mardi Gras Don't want to deal with peak crowds? You can see fab floats and creative costumes throughout the year.       ...
01:12, 06/29/2019

All Eyes on the Levees: Amid Flooding, New Orleans Braces for a Potential Hurricane The streets of New Orleans were flooded Wednesday night as a slow-moving storm system approached the city. But with even more rain expected to deluge the Crescent City over the next three days, concer...
18:36, 07/11/2019

Large waterspout forms as New Orleans is deluged by flood waters – video A large waterspout formed over Lake Pontchartrain near New Orleans. The city has been hit by thunderstorms that meteorologists said were associated with a building Gulf storm. Many streets were floode...
13:36, 07/11/2019

New Orleans Pelicans trade Anthony Davis to LA Lakers in blockbuster deal Davis traded for Lonzo Ball, Brandon Ingram, Josh Hart, picksSix-time All-Star will team with Lakers superstar LeBron JamesSeveral people familiar with the situation say the New Orleans Pelicans have ...
07:24, 06/16/2019

Remembering Dr. John: The legendary New Orleans musician's life in photos Dr. John, the legendary New Orleans musician who was born Mac Rebennack, died early June 6 of a heart attack. He was 77.        ...
08:36, 06/07/2019

Six reasons Zion Williamson, New Orleans Pelicans will be NBA's most exciting show Zion Williamson, Brandon Ingram and Lonzo Ball will attract plenty of NBA attention as the New Orleans Pelicans' rebuilding effort takes shape.       ...
18:36, 06/21/2019

New Orleans floods as danger posed to Louisiana by impending hurricane grows Coastal Louisiana is getting slammed by heavy rain and flooding as a tropical system develops over the Gulf of Mexico, leading to what could be a catastrophic few days for the Bayou State....
00:36, 07/11/2019

New Orleans Pelicans hire Trajan Langdon as general manager, per report A person familiar with the situation says the New Orleans Pelicans have hired Trajan Langdon to serve as general manager under new executive vice president of basketball operations David Griffin ...
22:00, 05/19/2019

New Orleans residents stunned by severe flooding as tropical system strengthens The widespread flooding that inundated many parts of New Orleans on Wednesday astounded even longtime residents of a city that frequently withstands the brunt of hurricanes and tropical storms....
07:00, 07/11/2019

Playlist: Anders Osborne's New Orleans Jazz Fest favorites Ahead of Jazz Fest -- and in celebration of his new album "Buddha and the Blues" -- Osborne shared a playlist of favorite artists from the Big Easy.        ...
19:00, 04/28/2019

Entire New Orleans’ Times-Picayune staff axed after sale to competitor The Newhouse family sold the 182-year-old daily The Times-Picayune and its Web site, nola, to a scrappy New Orleans competitor, and the entire staff is being laid off....
05:00, 05/04/2019

Barry spares New Orleans but Mississippi faces flash flood fears Storm briefly attains hurricane strength before weakeningLouisiana governor counsels continued cautionWeakened but still potent, Barry inundated the Gulf Coast but appeared unlikely to deluge New Orle...
15:36, 07/14/2019

New Orleans Pelicans select Duke forward Zion Williamson with No. 1 pick in NBA draft NEW YORK (AP) — New Orleans Pelicans select Duke forward Zion Williamson with No. 1 pick in NBA draft....
03:00, 06/21/2019

New Orleans Pelicans to hire Swin Cash in front office role, per report Swin Cash, who won three WNBA titles and was a four-time all-star, is joining the New Orleans Pelicans' front office, according to an ESPN report.       ...
17:24, 06/10/2019

Zion Williamson receives inspiring message from New Orleans legend: 'Passing the torch to you' The New Orleans Pelicans selected Zion Williamson with the top pick in the NBA Draft on Thursday and he immediately brought joy and excitement to fans in the city....
21:12, 06/25/2019

Coast Guard anticipates closing Port of New Orleans and lower Mississippi within several hours The United States Coast Guard expects to close the Port of New Orleans and the lower Mississippi River on Friday as Tropical Storm Barry approaches the Gulf Coast....
18:00, 07/12/2019

Flood gates closed, homes boarded up in New Orleans as Barry approaches Louisiana Tropical Storm Barry is making its final approach toward the Gulf Coast on Saturday morning. Residents in the region who weren't put under voluntary evacuation were told to shelter in place....
14:36, 07/13/2019

2019 NBA Draft results: New Orleans Pelicans select Zion Williamson with top pick The New Orleans Pelicans selected Duke Blue Devils star Zion Williamson with the top overall pick in the 2019 NBA Draft on Thursday at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn....
09:24, 06/21/2019

Now-Tropical Depression Barry Mostly Spares New Orleans, But Flood Risk Remains High Tropical Depression Barry has been downgraded to its current status after smashing into Louisiana as the first hurricane of the season on Saturday, and it mostly spared the city of New Orleans from a ...
01:24, 07/15/2019

New Orleans Saints rookie Carl Granderson gets jail time for sexual battery New Orleans Saints rookie Carl Granderson was sentenced Thursday to six months in jail after he pleaded no contest to sexual battery and unlawful contact charges....
00:24, 07/13/2019

New Orleans Saints coach Sean Payton has 'a thought': Put Zion Williamson in black and gold New Orleans Saints head coach Sean Payton may have had the best reaction to the New Orleans Pelicans getting the No. 1 pick in the upcoming NBA Draft....
19:12, 05/16/2019

Live videos, webcams show Barry's landfall in New Orleans and the Louisiana coast Live feeds from New Orleans and the Louisiana coast give a glimpse of conditions on the ground as Barry is predicted to make landfall as a hurricane.        ...
13:12, 07/13/2019

Flash flooding hits New Orleans as Mississippi River forecast to rise to dangerous levels "This was next-level in terms of the absolute deluge of water coming down so fast," a teacher visiting New Orleans said of the heavy rain that caused the flooding....
00:12, 07/11/2019

America's push to upgrade airports gains traction as New Orleans opens new terminal later this year When the New Orleans new terminal opens later this year, it will be the latest upgrade and expansion of a U.S. airport, a key part of America's infrastructure sorely in need of major renovations....
15:24, 05/17/2019

New Orleans Pelicans set to win race for Zion Williamson after securing No1 pick at the 2019 NBA draft lottery The New Orleans Pelicans are in pole position to draft college superstar Zion Williamson after defying their low odds to win the NBA draft lottery for the second time in franchise history....
10:00, 05/15/2019

New Orleans Pelicans' other rookie sensation announces his presence with authority in Summer League game In the midst of all the fanfare about Zion Williamson, the New Orleans Pelicans acquired a rookie during the NBA Draft who proved Monday he’s more than capable of creating highlight reel material....
16:36, 07/10/2019

Grambling State football player Darrell Clark shot, brother killed in New Orleans Grambling State football player Darrell Clark and his younger brother were shot in New Orleans. Clark was in “stable” condition following surgery.       ...
15:36, 06/20/2019

Viral video sparks outrage in New Orleans over arrest of black brass band musician Video of police in New Orleans arresting a black brass band musician after a call from a white store owner is going viral on social media.        ...
22:36, 07/12/2019

Live videos, webcams show Barry's landfall near New Orleans and the Louisiana coast Live feeds from New Orleans and the Louisiana coast give a glimpse of conditions on the ground as Barry is predicted to make landfall as a hurricane.        ...
00:48, 07/14/2019

Dave Bartholomew, New Orleans music legend and Rock and Roll Hall of Famer, dies at 100 Dave Bartholomew, a giant of New Orleans music who co-wrote and produced such classics as “Ain’t That a Shame” and ″I’m Walkin," has died at 100.     ...
22:36, 06/23/2019

Zion Williamson pick sends New Orleans Pelicans fans into frenzy on Fulton Street New Orleans Pelicans fans on Thursday packed Fulton Street ahead of the NBA Draft as they patiently waited to see who their team was going to choose with the No. 1 overall pick....
15:24, 06/21/2019

Spirits were high for the Overlook Film Festival's druggy, devil-worshipping return to New Orleans Horror, once the leather-jacket-clad adolescent sulking in the corner of the film world, has grown up. The Oscars have been collected, the box-office receipts have been counted, and mainstream legiti...
17:36, 06/07/2019

Pelicans trade Anthony Davis to Lakers in blockbuster NBA deal; Lonzo Ball, others to New Orleans The New Orleans Pelicans are trading Anthony Davis to the Los Angeles Lakers in exchange for three players and three picks.       ...
01:36, 06/16/2019

Ottawa Liberal MPP Marie-France Lalonde to seek federal seat in Orléans after Leslie retires Lalonde announced her intention to run federally Monday, saying she's giving up thoughts of seeking the leadership of the Ontario Liberals because she wants to focus on her east-Ottawa community....
22:00, 05/13/2019

'Up to my kneecaps in water': New Orleans slammed with heavy rains, flooding streets Heavy rains swamped New Orleans on Sunday, inundating streets, stranding cars and shutting down all public streetcar and bus service.        ...
00:48, 05/13/2019

Diana Ross tweets that TSA 'violated' her at New Orleans airport after Jazz Fest show A stunned Diana Ross has tweeted that she was "treated like (expletive)" by TSA at the New Orleans airport after playing Jazz Fest.        ...
22:00, 05/05/2019

Mayor Pete Is Really Screwing Up In His Day Job The rise of South Bend, IN, Mayor Pete Buttigieg has been one of the bigger surprises of the still-nascent Democratic primary. But running as a mayor—rather than a member of Congress, or a governor, o...
16:36, 06/20/2019

Amsterdam's mayor wants new brothel rules Amsterdam's red light district is set for a major overhaul, with plans afoot that could draw curtains over the Dutch capital's notorious window brothels....
19:12, 07/04/2019

Scott Stringer gets his first endorsement for NYC mayor Comptroller Scott Stringer has yet to officially kick off his presumptive bid to become mayor, but he still picked up his first endorsement in the race on Friday from a Queens lawmaker. State Sen. Jes...
03:00, 05/18/2019

Mayor says no threat to NYC, after chopper crash NYPD said the helicopter that struck a New York City skyscraper took off from a Manhattan helipad and was in the air for about 11 minutes before it crashed. NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio said there was &ap...
12:12, 06/11/2019

Italy elects its first transgender mayor Their general allegiances may lie with Matteo Salvini's right-wing League party, but voters in a small town south of Milan have voted against the right-wing League candidate to elect Italy's first tra...
16:12, 05/28/2019

Oklahoma mayor has seen eight tornadoes in 20 years Moore, Okla., Mayor Glenn Lewis is resigned to his area of expertise. He has been the city's mayor for 25 years, a span during which his city has experienced eight tornadoes, including four rated EF4 ...
18:36, 05/03/2019

El Centro Mayor pulled over on suspicion of DUI EL CENTRO, Calif. – Sources say, the Mayor of El Centro, CA, Edgard Garcia, was stopped for allegedly driving under the influence. There is no record of an arrest on the Imperial County Jail web...
09:36, 05/10/2019

Will Germany's Hollywood elect far-right AfD mayor? The populist AfD party may soon win its first mayoral post nationwide. Voting in the small, but once grand city of Görlitz is seen as a bellwether for how well the far-right message resonates in the f...
06:12, 06/15/2019

Christine Quinn considering another run for mayor, insiders say Former Council Speaker Christine Quinn is eyeing another run for mayor in 2021, The Post has learned. Quinn, 52, who currently heads homeless shelter provider Women in Need, is feeling out Democratic...
00:00, 06/03/2019

Dane becomes Germany's first foreign mayor Claus Ruhe Madsen has become the first foreigner to rule a German city after being elected as Lord Mayor of Rostock. The Danish national presented himself as pragmatic and environmentally conscious....
00:00, 06/17/2019

Turkish opposition: We will win re-run of Istanbul mayor vote The deputy chair of the CHP party told DW that their candidate would have the support of "all the people of Istanbul." The electoral body nixed the party's initial win following pressure from the ruli...
02:48, 05/08/2019

Opposition starts campaign for Istanbul mayor in re-run ISTANBUL (AP) — The opposition’s candidate for Istanbul mayor has launched his campaign for the June 23 re-run elections, promising to win again after Turkey’s electoral board ruled the in...
13:36, 05/22/2019

London's knife victims are sewing themselves up, mayor says Young victims of violent crime in London are using DIY methods including hair-weaving needles and superglue to stitch themselves up in a bid to avoid going to hospital, the Mayor of London said Thursd...
14:48, 07/05/2019

San Francisco mayor signs ban on e-cigarette sales San Francisco Mayor London Breed has signed an ordinance that effectively bans e-cigarette sales within the city -- the first of its kind in the United States....
00:48, 07/02/2019

NYC mayor: Trump’s openness to foreign help ‘treasonous’ NEW YORK (AP) — New York City Mayor and Democratic presidential candidate Bill de Blasio says President Donald Trump’s stated willingness to accept a foreign power’s help in his 2020 campa...
17:24, 06/14/2019

Phoenix mayor apologizes to family who was detained The mayor of Phoenix apologized to a family who said that police drew guns on them after an alleged shoplifting incident at a Dollar Store last month....
12:12, 06/17/2019

Turkey orders revote for Istanbul mayor Turkey's election board has ruled in favor of a rerun of the election for Istanbul mayor, according to the state-run Anadolu news agency, weeks after Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's Justice a...
07:00, 05/07/2019

Populist Mayor Is Picked to Run Against Taiwan’s President Han Kuo-yu, the mayor of Kaohsiung, favors closer ties with China, offering voters a stark contrast to President Tsai Ing-wen, who is often sharply critical of Beijing....
13:00, 07/15/2019

Mayor Gives Out Viagra to Citizens: Start Having Sex or The School Gets It A small village in France, about 50 miles southeast of Paris is facing a population decline that has put the future of the town’s schoolhouse at risk. And the mayor has proposed a simple solution—eve...
01:36, 05/25/2019

Arizona Mayor to Nike: We Still Want You, Even If Governor Doesn't The mayor of Goodyear, Ariz., said local officials still wanted Nike Inc. to open a factory in the city after the governor of the state pulled his support for the project in protest of the sneaker gia...
23:00, 07/03/2019

The Latest: Mayor says 2 dead after likely Oklahoma tornado EL RENO, Okla. (AP) — The Latest on a likely tornado that touched down in El Reno, Oklahoma (all times local): 7:10 a.m. Officials say two people have died after a likely tornado destroyed a motel and...
15:48, 05/26/2019

Corey Johnson ♥ NY (and even the city's subway). Will he run for mayor? The speaker of the city council, 37, who was diagnosed with HIV in 2004, has overcome addiction and is mulling a mayoral runCorey Johnson got his first brush with fame when, as the captain of his high...
08:48, 05/08/2019

Christchurch mayor on mass shooter: 'I've no idea what his name is' On visit to UK, Lianne Dalziel tells of her city’s resilience in aftermath of mosque attacksThe mayor of Christchurch has refused to commit to memory the name of the man who carried out mosque shootin...
18:00, 07/08/2019

Florida mayor: Trump hotels should take in migrants A possible government plan to send migrants who are in federal custody to South Florida sparked concern from local officials this week, and one mayor offered a proposal of his own....
01:48, 05/18/2019

NYC Mayor De Blasio Is Seeking Democratic Nod For President NEW YORK CITY (AP) — New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio says he is running for president. The Democrat announced his bid with a video released by his campaign early Thursday morning. In announcing his...
13:24, 05/16/2019

Barcelona's acting mayor set to win re-election, keep out separatists Barcelona's acting far-leftist mayor Ada Colau may win a second term in office on Saturday with the support of the Socialists and representatives backed by former French premier Manuel Valls - in a de...
04:36, 06/15/2019

Lexington Mayor Plans First Neighborhood Summit LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18)– Next month, Mayor Linda Gorton will hold her first Mayor’s Neighborhood Summit to engage community members on issues affecting their neighborhoods. It is scheduled for 8...
18:00, 05/17/2019

The Latest: New Baltimore mayor says city will be ‘stronger’ BALTIMORE (AP) — The Latest on the Baltimore mayor’s resignation amid a scandal over her self-published children’s books (all times local): 4:35 p.m. Baltimore’s new mayor promises t...
22:48, 05/02/2019

‘He'd like to see peace on Earth’: how a dog became mayor of a California town Idyllwild’s highest-ranking official may not have political power, but he has the tiny town’s heart in his pawsThe mayor of Idyllwild, California, was “born into public service”, according to his top ...
08:24, 06/05/2019

Virginia Beach Mayor: Focus is on the victims The gunman who killed 12 people in a Virginia Beach municipal building was identified by police on Saturday as a 15-year city employee who had served in the military and was described by neighbors as ...
20:24, 06/01/2019

Baltimore shifts to new political era after mayor resigns BALTIMORE (AP) — After ex-Mayor Catherine Pugh’s rapid collapse amid multiple public corruption investigations, Baltimore is quickly shifting into a new era with Mayor Bernard “Jack”...
06:48, 05/03/2019

Trump Criticizes London's Mayor as He Arrives in U.K. President Trump opened a four-day swing through Britain and France, arriving in London on Monday where he courted controversy by criticizing the city’s mayor....
15:00, 06/03/2019

Istanbul’s new mayor ‘prepared’ for government restrictions ISTANBUL (AP) — The new mayor of Istanbul said Friday he is ready to work with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan but that he was also preparing to deal with any attempts by the government to rest...
19:36, 06/28/2019

A Mayor Walks Into Trump Tower. A Circus Follows. Bill de Blasio’s news conference felt like a campaign event, as he fought to be heard over hecklers with a “worst mayor ever” sign and the songs of Tony Bennett....
02:00, 05/14/2019

Don Fraser, ex-congressman and Minneapolis mayor, dies at 95 MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Don Fraser, a former congressman from Minnesota and Minneapolis’ longest-serving mayor, has died. He was 95. Son Tom Fraser says his dad died Sunday at his Minneapolis home. D...
16:12, 06/03/2019

Istanbul mayor's race: Taking on the establishment Ekrem Imamoglu rocked Turkish politics with his shock mayoral victory in Istanbul in March. But after the first vote was annulled over apparent irregularities, he's running again. Opinion polls show t...
16:36, 06/22/2019

Mayor's knitting shows men still dominate debate While demonstrations and suffragette memorials may be typical outlets for politicians to rise up against the patriarchy, one Canadian official has taken a decidedly unconventional stand: knitting....
18:36, 05/19/2019

Italy's first transgender mayor says 'kindness revolution' can defeat far right Gianmarco Negri was elected in small town of Tromello, beating far-right League candidateItaly’s first transgender mayor has said the “arrogant and oppressive” politics of the far right would sooner o...
12:36, 06/03/2019

Zdeněk Hřib: the Czech mayor who defied China By refusing to expel a Taiwanese diplomat, the Prague mayor has joined the ranks of local politicians confronting contentious national policiesZdeněk Hřib had been Prague’s mayor for little more than ...
09:48, 07/03/2019

London’s Mayor Says It’s ‘Un-British to Roll Out the Red Carpet’ for Trump Donald Trump heads to London on Monday for an official three-day visit, but the city’s mayor is making it known that the U.S. president isn’t wanted there....
20:24, 06/02/2019

Mayor Pete has New York moment before Queens event A 2020 Democratic presidential hopeful and mayor was more than an hour late for a campaign appearance in Queens on Wednesday — Mayor Pete Buttigieg was stuck in traffic. As Rep. Gregory Meeks up...
01:00, 05/23/2019

What Ilhan Omar needs to learn from London’s Muslim mayor Before being elected mayor of London, Sadiq Khan was accused of having Islamist connections. He once spoke at the same conference as Sajeel Abu Ibrahim, a member of the now banned UK terrorist group A...
21:48, 05/04/2019

Amsterdam mayor considers closing red-light district City’s first female mayor aims to tackle human trafficking, fraud and money launderingAmsterdam’s first female mayor is considering closing down the city’s famous red-light district due to the conditi...
17:24, 07/04/2019

Istanbul votes for mayor again in test for Turkey, leader Vote-counting has started in Istanbul’s repeated mayoral election, which was held after the ruling party challenged the first election narrowly won by an opposition candidate...
17:48, 06/23/2019

Mayor caught whispering profanities during call to audience Tucson Mayor Jonathan Rothschild TUCSON – Mayor Jonathan Rothschild was recorded whispering profanities twice during the council meeting’s call to the audience on Tuesday. Rothschild opened the call t...
01:24, 06/21/2019

LA mayor urges Trump to work with him on homeless crisis LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti wants President Donald Trump to visit the city and work with him on the homeless crisis. The Democratic mayor made the public invitation during a rad...
01:12, 07/03/2019

Rahm Emanuel, Ex-Chicago Mayor, Is Going to Wall Street Former Chicago mayor and longtime Democratic operative Rahm Emanuel is joining Centerview, a boutique investment bank, as a counselor to large firms....
02:48, 06/06/2019

‘It is possible:’ Victoria mayor says fossil-free future not optional Victoria's mayor says cities need to move to a fossil-free future, while protecting jobs. Lisa Helps says her city has a plan to get off fossil fuels by 2050, and be carbon-neutral by 2030....
02:48, 06/20/2019

Mayor with prosthetic leg mocked online over flat shoes A UK town mayor who has a prosthetic leg says she was viciously mocked online — all because she wore flat shoes to an event. Stockport mayor Laura Booth, who lost part of her left leg in a car c...
20:36, 06/06/2019

First mayor from former East heads German Cities Association Leipzig's progressive mayor Burkhard Jung has become the first local politician from the former East to lead Germany's municipalities. His election precedes polls in three eastern states likely to swi...
22:12, 06/06/2019

Commercial plane 'down on river', Jacksonville, Florida mayor says A commercial plane was "down on the river," the mayor of Jacksonville, Florida said on Twitter on Friday, adding that fire and rescue crews were on the scene....
13:36, 05/04/2019

Judge stops August recall of Douglas mayor BISBEE, Ariz. – The recall of Douglas Mayor Robert Uribe will not move forward. On Wednesday, Cochise County Judge David Thorn ruled that the recall petitions did not comply with state law, beca...
18:00, 05/02/2019

New Istanbul mayor a catalyst for change in old Erdogan stronghold Through his 16 years in power, Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan has been able to rely on the pious electorate of Istanbul's Eyup district, where for centuries Ottoman sultans received their ceremonial...
20:24, 06/27/2019

No Republican candidates make ballot for Tucson mayor TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — The next mayor of Tucson will be a Democrat or independent after no Republicans gathered enough signatures by the Wednesday deadline to appear on the ballot. Former state Sen. Ste...
03:36, 05/31/2019

Mayor of Baltimore resigns amid book scandal Democratic Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh resigned Thursday amid an ongoing scandal over a no-bid book deal steered to the University of Maryland Medical Center, according to a statement....
02:24, 05/03/2019

Chicago mayor demands resignation of indicted alderman CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot is calling on a longtime Chicago alderman to resign after a federal indictment accused him of racketeering, bribery and attempted extortion. Edward M. Burke...
06:36, 05/31/2019

Istanbul mayor's thinly veiled warning to Erdogan The winner of Istanbul's mayoral election re-run has issued a thinly veiled warning to Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to respect democracy, and that whoever "decides not to serve the people a...
18:24, 06/26/2019

Istanbul's new mayor says 'no individual or power' can threaten democracy Ekrem Imamoglu, the winner of Istanbul's mayoral election re-run, has issued a thinly veiled warning to Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to respect democracy, and that whoever "decides not to s...
15:36, 06/26/2019

FBI, IRS raid on Baltimore mayor prompts calls for resignation U.S. authorities on Thursday executed search warrants at the home and offices of Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh, Maryland's Republican governor said on Thursday, prompting further calls for the Democr...
04:36, 04/29/2019

New Istanbul Mayor Sealed Win by Sidestepping Erdogan's Agenda Ekrem Imamoglu, the new mayor of Istanbul, conquered the Turkish megalopolis by taking a page from the man who ran it a quarter-century ago: Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Turkey’s current president....
14:36, 06/26/2019

Chicago mayor says police won’t assist ICE in migrant sweep CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot says the city’s police department will not participate in an U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement roundup of migrant families who have been ordere...
04:00, 06/22/2019

Barcelona mayor promises crackdown on cruise ships Ada Colau will also oppose airport expansion to curb tourism and pollutionBarcelona’s mayor, Ada Colau, has pledged to restrict the number of cruise ships allowed to dock in the city and to oppose the...
19:48, 07/05/2019

Activist who was 1st black woman mayor in Mississippi dies JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A civil rights activist who was the first African American woman to win a mayor’s race in Mississippi has died. Unita (yoo-NEE-tah) Blackwell was 86. Her son, Jeremiah Blac...
20:00, 05/14/2019

The Latest: New Chicago mayor delivers on reform pledge CHICAGO (AP) — The Latest on the inauguration of Lori Lightfoot as Chicago mayor (all times local): 3:05 p.m. Newly installed Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot moved to enact a reform pledge she made durin...
22:48, 05/20/2019

Chicago's new mayor vows to stop gun violence After taking the oath of office, Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot said she has "no higher calling" than restoring safety and peace in the city's neighborhoods. (May 20)      ...
22:24, 05/20/2019

Turkish artists stand by Istanbul's ousted mayor Dozens of Turkey's most prominent artists have taken to social media to support Istanbul's ousted mayor, responding to his call for them to speak out against a decision to annul his election victory o...
18:48, 05/10/2019

Digital Conversation with Dia Davidson Mayor Linda Gorton (LEX 18)– Getting counted in the Federal Census is something done nationwide every 10 years! And, in 2020 the census report will be sent to every home in America. While many complete the form, t...
03:00, 05/16/2019

"As A Mother Myself...": US Mayor Apologises Over Violent Arrest Video The mayor of Phoenix apologized and called a community meeting for this week amid public anger over a viral video showing police pointing a gun at the parents of a 4-year-old child over allegations......
12:00, 06/17/2019

London’s mayor says Trump not worthy of state visit Ahead of President Trump’s state visit to Britain on June 3, Sadiq Khan says he believes the U.S. leader is not “in the same class” as his predecessors Barack Obama and George W. Bush....
02:24, 05/11/2019

London mayor blocks plans for 'Tulip' skyscraper London's mayor has blocked plans to build a glass viewing platform 1,000 feet (300 m) above Britain's capital on a slender tower shaped like a tulip, saying it would be of limited public benefit and d...
14:36, 07/16/2019

US Mayor Apologizes After Violent Arrest Videos Emerge The mayor of Phoenix apologized on Sunday after videos emerged showing police in the southwestern US city violently arresting a family with young children....
12:00, 06/17/2019

New Mexico mayor’s plan would charge for emergency costs ALBUQUERQUE, New Mexico (AP) — A New Mexico mayor has proposed billing drivers involved in car accidents resulting in hazardous material cleanup or victim extractions. The Albuquerque Journal reported...
07:48, 05/20/2019

Rahm Emanuel, Chicago’s Departing Mayor, in His Own Words In an interview, Mr. Emanuel reflected on the travails of running the nation’s third-largest city, what he got right and wrong, and why he is passing the baton....
11:00, 05/20/2019

Lori Lightfoot, on Day 1 as Mayor, Is Taking Aim at the Classic Chicago Way Ms. Lightfoot, who ran as an outsider, is making it her first order of business to end an unwritten rule that gives aldermen unfettered power of zoning and permitting....
16:48, 05/20/2019

Philadelphia mayor raises eyebrows with Trump comment Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney, echoing President Trump’s weekend tweets aimed at four Democratic congresswomen, said Tuesday that the president would “have to go to hell” if he ever went back where he...
07:48, 07/17/2019

Mayor of London announces plan for more EV charging points News 17 Jun, 2019 London will have between 2,300 and 4,100 EV rapid charging points and 33,700 to 47,500 normal charging points by 2025...
20:24, 06/17/2019

Bill de Blasio: why won't people take New York mayor's 2020 bid seriously? He runs the nation’s biggest city and has a record of progressive achievements. But his presidential bid has been met with mockeryMayor Bill de Blasio of New York runs the biggest city in the US which...
01:24, 05/18/2019

Ousted Istanbul mayor says election re-run a battle for democracy Istanbul's ousted mayor says he will go into battle for Turkish democracy next month when he stands in a re-run of an election he thought had granted him the city to govern for five years....
20:36, 05/09/2019

Homeless crisis spurs recall effort against LA mayor LOS ANGELES (AP) — Mayor Eric Garcetti didn’t create the homeless crisis in Los Angeles, but he owns it. The two-term Democrat who not long ago flirted with a presidential run has been besieged ...
09:36, 06/20/2019

Philadelphia mayor easily fends off 2 challengers in primary PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Democrat Jim Kenney is poised to keep his job as mayor of the nation’s sixth largest city after fending off two challengers in Tuesday’s primary who criticized his sign...
05:48, 05/22/2019

Germany's oldest mayor retires after 56 years in office The end of an era is nigh as a 94-year-old mayor prepares to hand over to his successor. Josef Rüddel has presided over the German village of Windhagen for more than 50 years....
02:00, 05/22/2019

Movie stars urge 'Görliwood' to snub far-right mayor The eastern German town of Görlitz has provided the location for a number of Hollywood blockbusters. Now, several film stars have written to residents asking them not to pick a nationalist candidate f...
19:24, 06/07/2019

Mayor de Blasio finally names new NYCHA boss New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio named the head of Minneapolis’s tiny public housing agency, Gregory Russ, as the new top boss of the city’s massive and scandal-rocked Housing Authority, ending a mo...
03:12, 06/19/2019

Mayor: City doesn’t want to be identified with Klan group CINCINNATI (AP) — An Indiana mayor is distancing his community from a local Ku Klux Klan group planning a rally in Ohio this month. The Honorable Sacred Knights lists a Madison, Indiana, post office b...
13:24, 05/16/2019

Gunmen kill 41 people in central Mali: mayor Unidentified gunmen on motorbikes attacked two villages in central Mali, killing at least 41 people in a part of the country where ethnic reprisal attacks have surged in recent months, a local mayor s...
22:24, 06/18/2019

Former mayor of Lima jailed before trial in Odebrecht probe A judge on Tuesday ordered Susana Villaran, the former mayor of the Peruvian capital Lima, to 18 months in pre-trial detention in connection with alleged bribes from Brazilian construction companies O...
00:36, 05/15/2019

Alabama mayor walks out of meeting with no talk of comments CARBON HILL, Ala. (AP) — An Alabama mayor and city leaders refused to acknowledge questions on the mayor’s statements about “killing out” gay and transgender people at a city council...
17:48, 06/18/2019

Midweek Storm Threat The flash flood watch is extended through Thursday evening- we’re capping off days of torrential rain with a chance for a few strong to severe storms late Wednesday into early Thursday morning. ...
12:48, 06/19/2019

Better Storm Chances Sunday This weekend has been straight out of July. It will remain very warm and humid, but we’ll shave a few degrees of the high tomorrow. We’ll climb into the mid 80s due to more clouds and chan...
00:00, 05/19/2019

San Diego mayor touts ‘dramatic action’ to combat homelessness The mayor of San Diego signed off on an $11 million plan to use taxpayer funds to fund tents, trailers and other facilities to support the city’s homeless population. Mayor Kevin Faulconer, a Re...
05:36, 06/25/2019

The Latest: Michael Hancock wins 3rd term as Denver mayor DENVER (AP) — The Latest on Denver’s runoff mayoral election (all times local): 10:20 p.m. Michael Hancock has won a third term as Denver mayor in a runoff election focused on the impacts of rap...
10:12, 06/05/2019

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio Announces Run for President (NEW YORK CITY) — New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio announced Thursday that he will seek the Democratic nomination for president, adding his name to an already long list of candidates itching f...
15:00, 05/16/2019

Candidates for Istanbul Mayor Hold Rare Debate on Live TV The head-to-head, the first such event in Turkey in 17 years, pitted Ekrem Imamoglu of the opposition against Binali Yildirim, a government-backed former prime minister....
22:36, 06/16/2019

Vancouver mayor suggests Bitcoin ATM ban to stop money laundering Vancouver has cryptocurrency growing pains. The city’s police labeled Bitcoin ATMs an “ideal money laundering vehicle,” and its mayor has even suggested a complete ban. Experts and local businesses ha...
13:00, 06/05/2019

Trump rips de Blasio in new video: ‘Worst mayor’ in NYC history President Trump has taken yet another shot at Mayor Bill de Blasio on the day of his 2020 presidential campaign announcement, this time posting a video on Twitter of him sitting on Air Force One and c...
02:24, 05/17/2019

D.C. mayor asks Trump to pay Fourth of July celebration's $1.7M bill District of Columbia Mayor Muriel Bowser has asked President Donald Trump to reimburse the $1.7 million his "Salute to America" Fourth of July celebration cost her government....
05:24, 07/11/2019

Watch: At Home with Mayor Pete Buttigieg and His Husband, Chasten On a sunny Monday morning, South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg is musing about redeeming American credibility abroad and sipping from his coffee mug emblazoned with JFK’s face, when his husband plop...
00:36, 05/03/2019

East Germany's Görlitz holds AfD-CDU runoff vote for mayor The far-right AfD hoped to win its first mayoral election in a runoff vote with the CDU. But according to media reports, the populist party has been outpaced by the CDU....
19:36, 06/16/2019

Queens Democrats hosting Mayor Pete for a ‘fireside chat’ Queens Democrats are hosting the mayor Wednesday for a “fireside chat” about his 2020 White House bid– Mayor Pete Buttigieg that is. The invitation– the first in a series of to...
19:00, 05/20/2019

De Blasio’s first endorsement comes from small town South Carolina mayor Drumroll, please! Mayor Bill de Blasio got his very first endorsement for president of the United States from … wait for it … the mayor of Orangeburg, SC. That’s right — Orangeburg, popula...
01:24, 06/02/2019

Trump Renews Feud With London Mayor, Calling Him a ‘Disaster’ President Trump assailed Sadiq Khan, the mayor, after a spate of knife attacks in Britain’s capital. “He is a national disgrace,” the president wrote....
05:36, 06/16/2019

In Crucial Test for Erdogan, Istanbul Voters Choose Mayor Turkish voters return to the polls in Istanbul for a rerun of the mayoral vote that could present the latest challenge to President Erdogan, nearly three months after his movement suffered a major ele...
11:36, 06/23/2019

Mayor: Evidence of incendiary device found in mosque fire NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut mayor says authorities have found evidence that an incendiary device or material was used to start a weekend fire at a mosque. Federal, state and local authoritie...
20:00, 05/14/2019

London Mayor Sadiq Khan calls Trump a "poster boy for the far-right" London Mayor Sadiq Khan said on Tuesday Donald Trump was a poster boy for far-right activists all over the world, continuing a long-running spat with the U.S. President....
14:36, 06/04/2019

Trump meets queen, escalates feud with London mayor Mixing pageantry and political pugilism, President Donald Trump opened a state visit to Britain on Monday by drawing a smile from Queen Elizabeth II and stepping up a long-running feud with London’s a...
17:00, 06/03/2019

Wyoming's Governor Allegedly Cussed Out a Female Mayor in a Meeting Wyoming Gov. Mark Gordon allegedly swore and physically intimidated Cheyenne Mayor Marian Orr with what she called “profane and misogynistic” behavior in a meeting today, according to Reuters. Both Go...
04:36, 06/04/2019

Mayor de Blasio: I respect NYCHA monitor, but he’s dead wrong In an instant, Mayor Bill de Blasio went from saying he had “a lot of respect” for the monitor overseeing the New York City Housing Authority to accusing the federally mandated watchdog of getting it ...
02:12, 06/04/2019

Doctor thought to be 1st Jewish person voted mayor in Greece THESSALONIKI, Greece (AP) — A 65-year-old doctor is believed to be the first Jewish person elected mayor in Greece. Independent candidate Moses Elisaf won 50.3 percent of the vote in the municipal ele...
20:36, 06/03/2019

Baltimore mayor resigns amid ongoing corruption scandal Embattled Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh resigned Thursday amid a widening scandal over a lucrative deal she inked with the University of Maryland Medical System to write a series of kids books — whi...
23:00, 05/02/2019

New York mayor threatens to fine Trump Organization over pollution New York Mayor Bill de Blasio, who is considering a run for the White House in 2020, on Monday threatened to fine the Trump Organization $2.1 million a year starting in 2030 unless the president's bus...
22:24, 05/13/2019

Trump Kicks Off British Trip With Tweet Against London Mayor LONDON (AP) — President Donald Trump arrived in Britain on Monday for a largely ceremonial visit meant to strengthen ties between the two nations, but the trip was immediately at risk of being oversha...
13:12, 06/03/2019

French mayor and wife on trial for tax fraud after five-year inquiry Patrick and Isabelle Balkany accused of hiding wealth in ‘multiple offshore structures’ A French mayor and his wife have gone on trial accused of aggravated tax fraud after a complex five-year investi...
18:12, 05/13/2019

Fed monitor: Mayor de Blasio’s new housing chief misled public Same as the old boss. Mayor Bill de Blasio’s latest choice to head the New York City Housing Authority “omitted material details” while testifying about its lead-paint scandal — including how official...
04:48, 06/03/2019

The Latest: Denver voters turn in ballots in mayor’s race DENVER (AP) — The Latest on Denver’s runoff mayoral election (all times local): 9:50 a.m. Denver voters are turning in their ballots in a runoff mayoral election characterized by a feisty debate...
19:12, 06/04/2019

Denver mayor runoff centers on fast growth, gentrification DENVER (AP) — Denver voters were turning in their ballots Tuesday in a mayoral runoff election characterized by a feisty debate over the city’s economic and population boom, a race pitting two-t...
19:12, 06/04/2019

Trump continues to rip London mayor: ‘He hurts the people of this country’ President Trump ripped London Mayor Sadiq Khan, whom he called a “stone cold loser” over the weekend, saying the mayor should not be attacking somebody who can do so much for England. R...
16:36, 06/04/2019

Trump calls London mayor a 'disaster' after a spate of killings U.S. President Donald Trump once again criticized London Mayor Sadiq Khan on Saturday, saying he is a "disaster" and will "only get worse" after three people were slain in the city in less than 20 hou...
05:12, 06/16/2019

The Latest: Trump lands in UK, blasts London mayor in tweet LONDON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump’s visit to Europe (all times local): 9:10 a.m. President Donald Trump has started his trip to Britain with an attack on London Mayor Sadiq Khan...
10:24, 06/03/2019

Athens’ youngest mayor: I’m interested in real life, not utopias Centrist Kostas Bakoyannis says his approach transcends divisions that have long defined GreeceThe mayor-elect of Athens says he doesn’t believe in grand projects, nor does he “do utopias”. What he pr...
16:36, 06/04/2019

Mayor Hopes To Jump-Start City’s Recycling Program LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) – Mayor Linda Gorton tells the media that she is taking steps to jump-start the city’s recycling program. “I want to make the changes we need to make and get our re...
16:24, 06/21/2019

Baltimore mayor resigns following federal raids over book scandal Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh, whose home and offices were raided by federal law enforcement last week amid questions over her financial dealings, abruptly resigned on Thursday....
23:48, 05/02/2019

Can a Small-Town Mayor Run as the Foreign Policy Candidate in 2020? Pete Buttigieg typically campaigns in shirtsleeves. But on Tuesday, the mayor of South Bend, Ind., wore a jacket and tie. The change in wardrobe signaled a dramatic shift in approach, as the Democrati...
01:00, 06/13/2019

Mayor Pete Buttigieg Faces Anti-Gay Hecklers in Dallas Presidential candidate and South Bend, Ind., Mayor Pete Buttigieg was heckled by several anti-gay protesters at a campaign event in Dallas on Friday night. Buttigieg, the first openly gay man to run f...
17:36, 05/04/2019

On day one, Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot vows to fight gun violence Lori Lightfoot was sworn in Monday as Chicago's first black female and openly gay mayor, with a promise to end the "broken and corrupt political machine" that has ruled the city....
20:36, 05/20/2019

Mayor Pete Buttigieg’s Unlikely, Untested, Unprecedented Presidential Campaign As Pete Buttigieg addressed supporters off a back porch in Marshalltown, Iowa, the Devil was whispering his name. “Pete,” the Devil hissed into a microphone. “You’re sooo smart...
13:00, 05/02/2019

French mayor trying to start baby boom by giving out Viagra A French mayor is trying to get a rise out of young couples and get them to move to his small village and start families — offering them free Viagra if they do, according to local reports. Jean ...
18:00, 05/21/2019

Mayor to replace U.S. soccer star Allie Long's key to NYC after burglary New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio plans to replace a key to the city, which was given to United States women's soccer star Allie Long and stolen the next day while the team was celebrating its World ...
21:48, 07/12/2019

Dane in lead to become mayor of German port city of Rostock BERLIN (AP) — A Danish businessman is in the lead to become mayor of Rostock and become the first non-German citizen to head a large city in Germany. The German news agency dpa reported Monday that 46...
11:24, 05/27/2019

Attack on Mali Fulani village kills 23: local mayor At least 23 people are dead and 300 missing after an attack on Sunday on a village of Fulani herders in central Mali where communal violence has surged in recent months, a local mayor said....
16:36, 07/01/2019

Honduran protesters torch mayor's office in rally against reforms Anti-riot police fired tear gas and protesters threw Molotov cocktails during a mass demonstration in the Honduran capital against government proposals for health and education reforms that critics sa...
07:00, 04/30/2019

Ousted Istanbul mayor leading re-run polls after TV debate: pollster The Turkish opposition candidate for Istanbul mayor who was ousted from office when his March victory was annulled bested his ruling party rival in a rare TV debate, a pollster said on Monday, putting...
19:24, 06/17/2019

Turkey Orders New Election for Istanbul Mayor, in Setback for Opposition The electoral authorities’ decision annuls a devastating defeat for President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and his party, and raises the prospect of social unrest....
04:48, 05/07/2019

Polish mayor's widow fights hate that killed her husband Her husband was assassinated as mayor of Gdansk. Now Magdalena Adamowicz, a newly elected member of the European Parliament, has taken up the fight against hate speech that threatens both public disco...
17:48, 07/15/2019

Amsterdam’s first female mayor plans to revamp red-light district In what would be the most radical revamp of the sex trade there since the Dutch legalized prostitution nearly two decades ago, Femke Halsema suggested stopping the practice of sex workers standing on ...
18:12, 07/03/2019

Taiwan party bypasses Foxconn’s ex, picks mayor for 2020 run Taiwan’s main opposition party has picked a populist, pro-China mayor as its candidate for the 2020 presidential race against an incumbent who often bashes Beijing...
07:24, 07/15/2019

Activist, Georgia mayor clash over renaming street for Obama VALDOSTA, Ga. (AP) — A civil rights activist clashed with a Georgia mayor over a proposal to rename a street for former President Barack Obama. The Valdosta Daily Times reports police escorted 80-year...
19:12, 05/24/2019

FBI, IRS agents search Baltimore mayor's homes, City Hall Federal agents raided the homes and offices of Baltimore's embattled mayor on Thursday amid widening probes to determine whether she used sales of her children's books to disguise government...
20:00, 04/28/2019

Valls Puts ‘Identity’ at Center of Barcelona’s Mayor Race France’s former premier wants to get elected Sunday in the Spanish city where he was born. Is he a carpetbagger, or a new kind of European politician?...
13:12, 05/23/2019

Here’s how much time Mayor Pete Buttigieg spends in South Bend If Pete Buttigieg’s presidential campaign schedule is any guide, the Big Apple had better get ready for a part-time mayor of its own. Buttigieg has been out of town for almost half of the past f...
19:12, 05/20/2019

Greece's first Jewish mayor shines spotlight on multicultural history The country's central Jewish council has hailed Moses Elisaf's victory. A descendant of Holocaust survivors, he will serve a city that was once full of Jewish life; he aims to make it a multicultural ...
22:12, 06/06/2019

Turkey's Opposition Vows to Reconquer Istanbul Mayor Seat Turkish opposition leaders vowed to reconquer Istanbul’s mayoral seat in a rerun set for next month, after the national election authority drew international condemnation when it erased the results of...
08:24, 05/08/2019

Embattled Baltimore mayor resigns, effective immediately: attorney Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh, whose home and office were raided by federal authorities last week, resigned on Thursday, according to a statement read by her lawyer....
22:24, 05/02/2019

Mayor calls out worker accused of spitting on Eric Trump CHICAGO (AP) — Democratic Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot has condemned a cocktail lounge employee who Eric Trump says spit on him. Lightfoot said Thursday she had spoken to Trump, the son of Republican ...
06:24, 06/28/2019

German town backs Merkel's CDU, rejects AfD in vote for mayor Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives on Sunday won a run-off vote for mayor in a small town in the east of the country, beating the far-right, anti-immigration Alternative for Germany party....
05:24, 06/17/2019

Baltimore mayor quits amid questions over $500,000 book deal Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh, whose home and offices were raided by federal agents last week as part of an investigation into her financial dealings, abruptly resigned on Thursday....
03:00, 05/03/2019

Items seized from mayor’s office shed light on investigation BALTIMORE (AP) — Officials in Baltimore’s City Hall have released a list of items seized by federal agents when they raided former Mayor Catherine Pugh’s office. The inventory released Wed...
12:36, 05/09/2019

Ex-New York Times columnist throws hat in the ring for Bellport mayor A summer mayoral race is heating up in Bellport. Former New York Times Sunday Styles columnist Bob Morris has thrown his hat into the ring to run for mayor of the Long Island burg that has habitués, i...
07:00, 05/31/2019

Only 17 Days in Office, Erdogan’s Rival Saw Spending to ‘Spoil a Mayor’ Before President Recep Tayyip Erdogan of Turkey forced a do-over of the Istanbul election, the opposition leader Ekrem Imamoglu found evidence of wasteful spending by Mr. Erdogan’s allies, he said....
02:00, 05/10/2019

London Mayor Sadiq Khan Named UK Politician Of The Year London Mayor Sadiq Khan has been named the Politician of the Year at an annual awards ceremony held in the UK's House of Commons complex for his ongoing contribution to the political life in the......
19:48, 04/28/2019

Incoming Chicago mayor has path to historic police reforms CHICAGO (AP) — Lori Lightfoot is coming into the Chicago mayor’s office pledging to overhaul the city’s police force. She isn’t the first incoming mayor to make such a promise, but s...
07:12, 05/20/2019

Secluded Baltimore mayor to make announcement amid scandal BALTIMORE (AP) — The lawyer for Baltimore’s mayor is making an announcement amid growing pressure for the city’s top leader to resign over a scandal involving her self-published children&#...
18:24, 05/02/2019

Oxford, Mississippi mayor gets state probe of city’s police OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — The mayor of Oxford, Mississippi, says the city’s police department is now under investigation after one of its officers was charged with murder. Mayor Robyn Tannehill relea...
14:00, 05/29/2019

Former Tehran mayor confesses to killing wife, hands himself into police Mohammad Ali Najafi, a confidant of President Hassan Rouhani, turned himself in to authorities on Tuesday, telling them that he killed his second of two wives, Mitra Najafi....
22:48, 05/29/2019

Mayor Apologises After Police Officer Pulls Gun On Parents Of 4-Year-Old The mayor of Phoenix apologized and called a community meeting for this week amid public anger over a viral video showing police pointing a gun at the parents of a 4-year-old child over allegations......
12:00, 06/17/2019

Fortnite's new weapon is a storm in a bottle One of the great things about battle royale games like Fortnite is that no two matches are different. Random generation ensures that lobbies include different players, varied weapons spawn in known lo...
13:00, 06/06/2019

Howard to play for Storm against Liberty The Seattle Storm say Natasha Howard will play against the New York Liberty, a day after her wife posted a video that alleged abuse       ...
23:24, 07/14/2019

Storm could be India's strongest in 5 years India is preparing for the strongest landfalling tropical cyclone in nearly five years, as Tropical Cyclone Fani moves up the east coast of the subcontinent....
10:48, 05/02/2019

After the Storm, a Fight for Survival in Mozambique Idai was the deadliest cyclone to hit southern Africa in over a century. Augusto Brás and his wife, Amélia, lost their home and their son in the flooding. Now, with their crops ruined and the next big...
18:12, 04/28/2019

DJI unveils STORM cinematography drone, but you can't buy it Drone manufacturer DJI may have spread itself across a number of different sectors of late, most recently with its GoPro-trouncing Osmo Action camera, but it has always retained its drone footing with...
12:36, 06/11/2019

Storm beat Lynx 84-77 despite 20 turnovers EVERETT, Wash. (AP) — Jewell Loyd scored 19 points, Jordin Canada had a career-high 17 points and seven assists and the Seattle Storm beat the Minnesota Lynx 84-77 on Tuesday night. Alysha Clark added...
10:12, 06/05/2019

Houston braces for more serious flooding from another storm HOUSTON (AP) — The Houston area braced for more serious flooding as heavy rain and hail pelted the nation’s fourth largest city for the second time this week, threatening to send some streams ov...
07:24, 05/10/2019

Quigley, Vandersloot give Sky win over Storm Allie Quigley scored 25 points, Diamond DeShields added 21 and the Chicago Sky beat the defending champion Seattle Storm 83-79        ...
05:24, 06/02/2019

660,000 Sign Up to Take Area 51 By Storm and ‘See Them Aliens’ As of today, there are almost 660,000 people who’ve signed up to attend a Facebook event on September 20. What’s all the fuss about?  ...
22:12, 07/13/2019

After the tornado: storm damage in the US – in pictures There has been a spate of tornadoes in the US over the last two weeks as a volatile mix of warm, moist air from the south-east and persistent cold from the Rocky Mountains clashes over the midwest Con...
11:12, 05/30/2019

Here’s What Tropical Storm Barry Looks Like From Space A severe storm that threatens to strike Louisiana as a hurricane officially became Tropical Storm Barry on Thursday, the National Hurricane Center (NHC) confirmed. Tropical Storm Barry is currently ga...
23:00, 07/11/2019

Storm's Sue Bird needs surgery, will be out indefinitely ​​​​​​​Seattle Storm guard Sue Bird needs arthroscopic surgery on her left knee and will be out indefinitely, another big blow for the defending WNBA champs....
13:12, 05/22/2019

Howard, Storm overpower Dream Natasha Howard racked up 19 points, 14 rebounds, four assists and three blocked shots, and the visiting Seattle Storm rolled to an 82-66 win over the Atlanta Dream on Friday....
12:24, 06/01/2019

U.S. NHC says subtropical storm forms in the Atlantic A low-pressure system located several hundred miles southwest of Bermuda has become a subtropical storm, the U.S. National Hurricane Center (NHC) said on Monday....
01:48, 05/21/2019

The Gathering Storm Over How Hurricanes Are Measured Call anything a Category 5 storm, disaster or crisis and immediately it sounds awful. The label owes much of its weight to the Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Wind Scale, which is cited routinely (if rarely ...
05:12, 07/13/2019

Storm Threat Rising Thursday This isn’t a slam dunk setup for severe weather but we’ll see a chance developing Thursday afternoon & evening. It’s looking like it may be in two waves, late afternoon & again mid t...
12:36, 05/09/2019

Everybody Sleeping on the Geo Storm Hatchback was a Mistake For 1990, General Motors introduced the world to the Isuzu-based Geo Storm. It was a deligtful economically minded lightweight sporty coupe, which was pretty well removed from anything else GM was doi...
18:48, 06/29/2019

Storm Damage Being Reported Throughout Eastern Ky. (LEX 18) – Multiple storm damage reports are coming in to the LEX 18 Newsroom. Most of the severe weather is moving out of the southeastern Kentucky counties. That being said, thunderstorms are ...
21:36, 05/29/2019

Uruguay ex-Mayor, senator likely winners in presidential primaries: exit polls Uruguayan primary elections look set to pit a former mayor against a senator in the presidential vote in October, according to early exit polls on Sunday evening in the South American country....
06:00, 07/01/2019

Phoenix mayor apologizes for on-camera confrontation between cops and black family The mayor of Phoenix has issued an apology for the “terrifying” on-camera confrontation between police officers, a local black couple and their two young children — which went viral ...
07:12, 06/17/2019

Taiwan opposition picks pro-China mayor as 2020 presidential candidate Han Kuo-yu angered some Taiwanese this year by meeting with mainland officials and signing deals with mainland cities. He once described Taiwan's full independence from China as "more scary" than syph...
09:36, 07/15/2019

Phoenix mayor sorry after police pull gun on parents of alleged child shoplifter The mayor of Phoenix apologized and called a community meeting for this week amid public anger over a viral video showing police pointing a gun at the parents of a young child over allegations she sho...
00:36, 06/17/2019

Amsterdam’s Mayor Proposes Changes to City’s Red Light District to End Window Displays (THE HAGUE, Netherlands) — The windows where scantily clad sex workers stand to attract customers in Amsterdam could be closing for good. The city’s mayor proposed fundamental changes Wedn...
22:00, 07/03/2019

White Mayor Gives Extremely Racist Answer on Why She Won’t Hire Black Candidate A mayor of an overwhelmingly white city outside of Atlanta is facing calls to resign after the Atlanta Journal-Constitution reported that she stopped considering a candidate for city manager because h...
21:36, 05/06/2019

East Germany's Görlitz elects CDU mayor over AfD challenger in runoff vote Germany's populist AfD party lost a key mayoral race in Görlitz, where all mainstream parties united behind a Romanian-born CDU candidate Octavian Ursu. AfD's Sebastian Wippel said his own result was ...
00:00, 06/17/2019

Ex-Scranton mayor pleads guilty to bribery, extortion and conspiracy charges Less than 24 hours after resigning from office, the former mayor of Scranton, Pennsylvania pleaded guilty on Tuesday to shaking down businesses for both bribes and campaign contributions during his te...
20:12, 07/02/2019

Amsterdam's first female mayor to crack down on sex worker window displays Amsterdam's first female mayor plans to overhaul the city's red-light district and its window displays, in a bid to protect sex workers from gawking tourists....
17:12, 07/04/2019

London retains strong lead in tech investment -Mayor's agency London-based technology companies attracted a record 2.56 billion pounds ($3.26 billion) in venture capital in the first six months of 2019, more than twice as much as those in Berlin, the Mayor of Lo...
04:24, 06/10/2019

London retains strong lead in tech investment: Mayor's agency London-based technology companies attracted a record 2.56 billion pounds ($3.26 billion) in venture capital in the first six months of 2019, more than twice as much as those in Berlin, the Mayor of Lo...
07:12, 06/10/2019

Brexit chaos holding back UK tech sector: London mayor London's booming technology sector could be making even faster progress if the gridlock over Brexit wasn't depriving thousands of start-ups and big tech companies of the certainty they need over polic...
16:24, 06/10/2019

Samuel de Champlain monument should reflect ‘good, bad and ugly’ of Canada, mayor says Parks Canada, which owns the structure and the land it once sat on, has delayed its return for more than a year as a working group studied what to do in response to complaints about how it portrays In...
00:00, 07/08/2019

London mayor brands fatal stabbings 'human cost of austerity' Sadiq Khan has branded the rise in fatal stabbings a "human cost of austerity" as he urged both candidates vying to become the next prime minister to reverse police cuts since 2010....
13:00, 07/15/2019

Alabama mayor apologizes for homophobic comments in social media post The mayor of a small Alabama town is being asked to resign by city council members following inflammatory remarks he made on his Facebook page that he has since apologized for....
11:24, 06/08/2019

Lori Lightfoot sworn in as Chicago’s first black, female, openly gay mayor Lightfoot, made history in April when she defeated a longtime political insider to become the first black woman and openly gay person elected to lead Chicago....
04:24, 05/21/2019

The ‘modern Pompeii’: Mayor wants Italian-Americans to help restore ruined village An Italian politician wants Italian Americans to help him raise the funds to build a new village of Poggioreale, which was virtually destroyed by an earthquake a half-century ago. It’s now a ghost tow...
11:12, 07/07/2019

Georgia mayor, councilor told to resign amid racial strife HOSCHTON, Ga. (AP) — The mayor and a council member in a mostly white north Georgia city are facing calls to resign over racially charged comments. At issue is how Mayor Theresa Kenerly treated a blac...
15:24, 05/07/2019

Mayor claims mafia TV show 'Gomorrah' causes rise in violent crime Naples mayor Luigi de Magistris has claimed that episodes of violent crimes skyrocket in the Italian city whenever the popular TV series Gomorrah is shown....
19:48, 05/07/2019

Boston mayor congratulates Blues superfan Laila Anderson on Stanley Cup The story of Laila Anderson, Blues’ superfan battling through a rare immune disease disorder, just got a little sweeter. Anderson, 11, whose avid support for the Blues spurred the team from the NHL ba...
20:36, 07/05/2019

New York mayor says skyscraper helicopter crash not terror-related – video Bill de Blasio says an investigation is continuing into the ‘very strange and very troubling’ helicopter crash-landing on a Manhattan skyscraper, but there is no ongoing threat. Investigators looking ...
18:12, 06/11/2019

Former prosecutor Lori Lightfoot becomes first black female, openly gay Chicago mayor Chicago will swear in its first black female and first openly gay mayor Monday, concluding Lori Lightfoot's astonishing yearlong rise to power.        ...
21:00, 05/19/2019

A mayor reportedly said her city isn’t ready for black leader. A council member went further. Local reports indicate Hoschton, Ga., Mayor Theresa Kenerly said she withdrew the application of Keith Henry, a finalist for city administrator, “because he is black, and the city isn’t ready for this...
07:12, 05/08/2019

Mayor de Blasio flubs ‘Miracle Mets’ slogan at team’s Anniversary No hits, no runs — but one error! Boston Red Sox fan Bill de Blasio stuck his foot in his mouth during the 50th Anniversary celebration of the Mets’ first-ever World Series win in 1969, addressing the...
07:48, 06/30/2019

Greg Gutfeld: Mayor Pete Buttigieg came off 'small' during town hall "The Five" co-host Greg Gutfeld reacted to South Bend, Ind. Mayor Pete Buttigieg performance at a town hall this weekend saying he came off as "small."...
02:00, 06/25/2019

Erdogan Faces Fallout After His Party’s Loss in Istanbul Mayor’s Race The scale of the defeat for his party’s candidate was much larger than in a March election, which had been canceled. The do-over showed voters were angry....
01:00, 06/25/2019

Wall Street Donors Are Swooning for Mayor Pete. (They Like Biden and Harris, Too.) Joe Biden, Pete Buttigieg and Kamala Harris are generating the most buzz, but for different reasons. Hometown candidates like Kirsten Gillibrand and Bill de Blasio are stirring less excitement....
13:12, 06/16/2019

Trump calls London mayor Khan ‘the twin of de Blasio, except shorter’ President Donald Trump lashed out at London Mayor Sadiq Khan on Sunday night — by comparing him to a “shorter” version of Mayor Bill de Blasio. The president made the remarks ahead of his flight to Lo...
05:24, 06/03/2019

Srinagar Deputy Mayor Charged In Jammu And Kashmir Bank Case The Anti-Corruption Bureau has registered a case against Srinagar's Deputy Mayor Sheikh Imran and officials of the Jammu and Kashmir Bank for alleged illegal appropriation of crores of rupees from the...
22:36, 06/15/2019

President Trump should have avoided 'punching down' at London mayor, says Karl Rove President Trump doubled down on his criticisms of London Mayor Sadiq Khan during a press conference alongside outgoing British Prime Minister Theresa May, a jab that former political adviser Karl Rove...
17:36, 06/04/2019

Trump is a 'global threat,' says Mayor of London, ahead of US President's visit Long-time Trump critic and London Mayor Sadiq Khan has called the US President "one of the most egregious examples of a growing global threat," in an explosive newspaper article published just hours b...
09:24, 06/03/2019

In Setback for Erdogan, Opposition Candidate Wins Istanbul Mayor Seat An opposition candidate has won a repeat ballot for Istanbul mayor Sunday, ending President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s quarter-century grip on the megalopolis and exposing troubles at his long-dominant ru...
23:36, 06/23/2019

NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio will enter the 2020 presidential race: NBC News De Blasio has faced more resistance to his presidential aspirations – including from his own constituents – than nearly any other Democrat in the race....
05:24, 05/16/2019

| 23 civilians killed in central Mali villages: mayor, security source At least 23 civilians have been killed in attacks on villages in troubled central Mali by armed men, a local mayor and a Malian security source said on Monday....
01:36, 07/02/2019

Baltimore mayor floats idea of boxing matches to reduce gun violence Let’s get ready to rumble? Public boxing matches might be a way to reduce gun violence in Baltimore, the city’s new mayor says. Mayor Bernard “Jack” Young, who took office last month, floated the unor...
22:36, 06/03/2019

London Mayor Sadiq Khan Says Trump Like A "20th-Century Fascist" Mayor of London Sadiq Khan has compared the language used by Donald Trump to rally his supporters to that of "the fascists of the 20th century" in an explosive intervention ahead of the US Presidents....
14:12, 06/02/2019

Mayor deletes Facebook account after posting hate-filled rant The mayor of a small Alabama town deleted his Facebook account amid public outrage over a hate-filled post where he suggested society should deal with “homosexuals” and “baby killers” by “killing them...
02:36, 06/05/2019

Bill Maher’s brutal message to Mayor de Blasio: Just quit race now Mayor de Blasio got a scathing rejection from liberal comedian Bill Maher. Hizzoner needs to “get the f—k out” of the 2020 presidential race, Maher said on his HBO show Friday — breaking into so...
02:00, 06/30/2019

Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms Endorses Joe Biden for President Keisha Lance Bottoms, mayor of what is arguably the blackest city in America, threw her support behind former Vice President Joe Biden on Friday, citing his experience and perceived ability to beat Do...
19:48, 06/29/2019

Is This Gay, Sober, Poem-Writing City Council Leader the Mayor New Yorkers Want? Corey Johnson, the Council speaker, is using his personality to draw attention to issues as Mayor Bill de Blasio traverses the country to pursue a long-shot presidential bid....
11:48, 06/06/2019

Fate of besieged Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh could be revealed today The lawyer for Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh scheduled a news conference for Thursday as pressure mounted for her resignation.        ...
19:00, 05/02/2019

Pierre Kompany's long road from DRC camp to Belgium's first black mayor Man City captain’s father is ex-student protester who fell foul of country’s 70s dictatorshipVincent Kompany’s life is the stuff of little boys’ and girls’ dreams. Scorer of a dazzling goal of the sea...
12:00, 05/17/2019

Trump rips De Blasio's newly-announced 2020 bid: 'The worst mayor in the US' President Donald Trump sounded off on the newly-announced 2020 run of New York City Mayor Bill De Blasio, who confirmed on Thursday morning that he was entering the crowded Democratic field. ...
02:24, 05/17/2019

Baltimore mayor Catherine Pugh resigns amid book controversy Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh resigned Thursday amid a growing scandal over the sale of self-published books and her relationships with firms doing business with the city....
01:12, 05/03/2019

Toropchenko has hat trick, Storm top Huskies at Memorial Cup HALIFAX, Nova Scotia (AP) — Alexey Toropchenko scored a natural hat trick in the first period and the Guelph Storm beat the Rouyn-Noranda Huskies 5-2 Saturday in the Memorial Cup opener for both teams...
04:48, 05/19/2019

Cyclone kicks up dust storm in India Cyclone Vayu, the equivalent of a Category 2 hurricane, has taken a sharp turn to the west and will spare the western Indian state of Gujarat from the most destructive wind and torrential rain....
03:12, 06/13/2019

Crane collapses during storm and 'slices through' apartments A construction crane, apparently toppled by high winds, collapsed onto a five-storey apartment block in downtown Dallas, killing at least one person and injuring six others....
05:12, 06/10/2019

Linda Fairstein, Once Cheered, Faces Storm After ‘When They See Us’ A Netflix series about the Central Park jogger case has led to intense criticism of the famous prosecutor-turned-novelist who oversaw the investigation....
13:24, 06/06/2019

| Vunipola comes out fighting to bury Folau storm Billy Vunipola acknowledged that a starring role for Saracens was the only way he could come out fighting after criticism for defending Israel Folau's...
17:24, 05/12/2019

Storm trauma: new disasters trigger old memories (WVLA/NBC News) As the Gulf Coast braces for the arrival of Tropical Storm Barry, experts warn the experience could trigger Post Traumatic Stress Disorder among survivors of past natural disasters. Th...
00:00, 07/13/2019

Several tourists die as freak storm strikes Greece Seven people, including six tourists, were killed and dozens more injured in a freak storm Wednesday that tore through north Greece, officials said. The storm slammed the tourist destination of Halkid...
05:24, 07/12/2019

ADOT creates dust storm playlist TUCSON- The Arizona Department of Transportation created a music playlist to help people have the appropriate tunes when there are dust storms. The dust storms will be here soon enough. Make sure you...
07:48, 07/16/2019

Gunmen storm hotel in Pakistan's Gwadar A gunfight has been reported at a hotel in the Pakistani port city of Gwadar. The port is an important piece of China's Belt and Road infrastructure project in Pakistan....
16:48, 05/11/2019

Sudanese forces storm barricades at sit-in demo At least nine people have been injured at a pro-democracy sit-in in the Sudanese capital Khartoum, eyewitnesses say, as violence continued in the country in the wake of the removal of President Omar a...
06:12, 05/16/2019

U.S. refiners in path of Storm Barry to keep running Most U.S. refiners whose plants are in the path of Tropical Storm Barry took steps on Friday to keep them running, even as forecasters warned that the second named storm of the season could become a h...
17:36, 07/12/2019

Heat Builds With An Overnight Storm Chance Y’all ready for an early shot o’ summer? We’re mostly to partly sunny and warm Thursday with highs in the upper 70s near 80°. But that’s just the beginning- we have days in the...
11:36, 05/16/2019

Americans Storm the Gates of Royal Ascot The U.S. trainer Wesley Ward has won 10 times, and more of his countrymen are now competing. All 14 starters from outside Europe came from the U.S. in 2017...
10:12, 06/18/2019

8 trapped ducklings rescued from storm drain STORRS, Conn. (AP) — Firefighters have rescued eight ducklings from a storm drain on the University of Connecticut campus. The school says bystanders walking near the chemistry building called the fir...
18:12, 05/06/2019

Multiday Storm Threat Fires Up Midweek Here we go- after a couple of beautiful early June days active weather is on the rise. A slight risk for severe storms holds across the majority of the Commonwealth Wednesday. Expect AM and PM rounds ...
10:12, 06/05/2019

Google Is at the Center of a Storm Brewing Over Big Tech Support for an antitrust investigation into the company is coming from across the political spectrum. For Google, any case would be a major distraction, or worse....
11:12, 06/02/2019

Aprilia Storm 125 Launched In India, Priced At Rs. 65,000 Piaggio Group today launched the new Aprilia Storm 125 cc scooter in India, priced at Rs. 65,000 (ex-showroom, Delhi). First, showcased at the 2018 Auto Expo, the new Aprilia Storm 125 is now the most...
17:00, 05/30/2019

This is what caused the freak Guadalajara hail storm Soaring temperatures, high elevation and a slew of other ingredients all collided to create the freak hail storm that hit Guadalajara, experts said on Monday. Residents of Mexico’s second-larges...
05:24, 07/02/2019

Sims and Fowles help Lynx beat Storm 72-61 MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Odyssey Sims had 15 points, Sylvia Fowles grabbed 13 rebounds and the Minnesota Lynx beat the defending champion Seattle Storm 72-61 on Wednesday night. The teams have combined to w...
05:12, 05/30/2019